I’m always searching high and low for effective organic skincare products on the local market. So when I discovered homegrown brand, Claire Organics, I just had to try it out! What drew me to the products initially was their minimalist packaging of glass and iodine bottles, silver tins, and pretty turquoise labels.
Claire Organics, was founded by Louise, who named the brand after her daughter Claire (meaning clear and pure in French). All products are 100% natural and chemical-free, and are free from animal testing. Specially formulated using natural remedies and ingredients, all handcrafted soaps and skincare items are filled with nourishing and healing properties that are great for all skin types, including sensitive skin. It’s also safe for use by expectant mothers and babies alike. Here’s a handful of my favourite items from the range:
I adore balms that come in little tins – so cute and portable! In my quest to find the perfect treatment for eczema, I immediately jumped for the Healing Balm! It contains extra virgin coconut and olive oil, Shea butter, beeswax and essential oils like eucalyptus, rosemary, tea tree and peppermint. Each tin is carefully made and packed by hand to ensure that its freshness is retained.
After consistently using this balm for over 2 weeks, my flare-ups have significantly reduced. (This was combined with a diligent skincare routine using organic halal products.) If you’re an eucalyptus oil lover like me, then you’ll love the scent of this balm – it’s so soothing.
To use it, simply swipe a clean finger over the product and dab it over the affected areas. It contains antibacterial and nourishing properties to calm and heal skin inflammations like acne, psoriasis, eczema, rashes, insect bites, cuts and burns. It doesn’t feel oily or sticky either, and has a cooling effect once applied. I highly recommend this product – it’s great for travel skincare emergencies too!
Pick-Me-Up Perfume Oil
Another thing I’m crazy about – the perfume oil! The Pick-Me-Up Inspire Perfume Oil contains citrus-y notes of Bergamot, earthy hints of lavender, and a blend of jojoba oil, organic herbs and other essential oils. Sometimes I get caught up with the motions of life and forget to relax. I was actually pleasantly surprised when I felt calmed after taking my first whiff of this scent. I like taking little breaks from work every 30 minutes to an hour and roll the oil onto my wrists. It smells so good, and I usually pamper myself a little with some hand cream as well. Am looking forward to trying out the Aromatherapy Enchant scent in the future.
Face and Body Scrubs
So far I’ve only tried the Rose Hips Scrub with French Sea Salt and I like using it once a week to exfoliate my skin. I only use it on my body, and it surprisingly feel’s quite soft and not harsh at all. It contains natural antibacterial properties to keep acne at bay as well. And it comes with an adorable wooden scoop! A pretty addition to any bathroom for sure!
If you’re looking to try out locally made organic cruelty-free products, or share them with your loved ones, I highly recommend Claire Organics. The products are affordable, effective and make for a lovely and thoughtful gift.
Christmas sets by Claire are now available at the following Claire Organics outlets:
- Publika, PC6C, UG Floor
- Sunway Pyramid, F-Floor
- IOI City Mall, LG Floor
- KLCC @ Isetan
- Robinsons @ Gardens
- 1 Utama @ Isetan
- TTDI @ Rawsome Cafe
- Sabah @ Miracolo